Pilipinas Got Talent
may be showcasing the amazing skills of our fellow Filipinos from all over the country but it has also seen the fine hosting prowess of partners Billy Crawford and Luis Manzano. Since the talent show started in 2010, the duo has been presenting the program to the public with their bubbly personality and funny spiels. They even sometimes work as behind-the-scenes support before the contestants come out to the stage.
Luis Manzano is the son of award-winning actors Edu Manzano and Vilma Santos but he has made a name for himself in the entertainment industry. He is best known for the movie "In My Life"
(2009) where he played as the onscreen son of her real-life mother Vilma Santos. He also played the role of Roldana Legaspi/Flash Bombakla in the superhero TV series "Komiks Presents: Flash Bomba"
(2009). In My Life Komiks Prsents: Flash Bomba
Luis, however, is at his best as a host. He is the longest-serving VJ on the music cable channel MYX alongside Iya Villania. MYX
Luis is one of the mainstays of the Sunday noontime variety show ASAP
. For his hosting in the said program, he was awarded as the Best New Male TV Personality (2003) and Best Male TV Host (2006, 2009) in the PMPC Star Awards for TV. He was also recognized by the same award-giving body as the Best Talent-Search Program Host for his work in Star Circle Quest
alongside Jodi Sta. Maria in 2004 and 2005. Star Circle Quest
He was also part of other shows such as the "Pinoy Big Brother: Celebrity Edition"
(2006), "Entertainment Live"
(2008) for which he was recognized as the Best Male Showbiz-Oriented Show Host by PMPC, and "Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Edition Plus"
(2008). He also hosted "Laugh Out Loud"
with Alodia Gosiengfiao in 2011. E Live
Luis also plays as the guy who asks "deal or no deal?" for the Philippine franchise of the said program. "Kapamilya, Deal or No Deal"
was first presented by Kris Aquino in 2006-2009 and later hosted by Luis in 2012-2013 and 2015 to present. Kapamilya, Deal or No Deal
More projects came along for Luis. He also mans the stage of "Sarah G. Live"
(2012), "Minute to Win It"
(2013-2014), "The Voice Kids"
(2014-2015) and "The Voice of the Philippines"
(2014-2015). Minute to Win It The Voice Kids The Voice of the Philippines 1 | 2 | 3